The Medical Sciences Program in Bloomington is unique among the IU School of Medicine campuses in that it educates medical students seeking an MD as well as graduate and undergraduate students. Bloomington offers a Big 10 learning environment on an iconic campus.

With six major hospitals housing about 2000 beds, medical students in Evansville have access to physician educators in a range of medical specialties. An expanded residency program here will provide more than 100 new graduate medical education positions over the next few years.

The Fort Wayne campus offers clinical education in both rural and urban communities through two large hospital systems serving the region. A Student Research Fellowship Program offers med students nine weeks of summer research experience.

Students and faculty in Indianapolis benefit from close proximity to some of Indiana’s largest teaching hospitals and the Richard L. Roudebush Veterans Administration Medical Center. This campus offers medical education in the heart of one of the most progressive and economically healthy cities in the United States.

Muncie is the School’s only campus that’s located on hospital property, giving medical students a front-row four-year medical education with all the amenities that come with being located near the campus of Ball State University, a bustling college environment.

Located in a highly populated urban region just 25 miles from downtown Chicago, the Gary campus offers medical students unparalleled access to clinical care at 11 major teaching hospitals housing 2800 beds. An expanded residency program in Gary will accommodate more than 100 new graduate medical education positions.

IU School of Medicine-South Bend is located on the campus of Notre Dame, offering a rich campus life in a traditionally collegiate community. Students here gain clinical care experience at the Navari Student Outreach Clinic, and external funding for faculty research exceeds $2 million per year.

Known for its rural medical education program, IU School of Medicine-Terre Haute meets the increased need for physicians to serve rural communities throughout the state of Indiana and beyond. This unique four-year medical school program emphasizes primary care and other specialties of need in rural communities.

Located on the campus of Purdue University, the West Lafayette campus offers a Big Ten campus atmosphere and opportunities to supplement the MD curriculum with research experience in the collaborative labs and research centers here. This IU School of Medicine campus offers on-campus housing to med students.


Campus News and Events

Paul Goodfellow, PhD
February 20
Professor Obstetrics and Gynecology
Ohio State University, Columbus, OH
“Endometrial cancer genetics and genomics: Working at the basic/translational science interface”
Host: Ken Nephew

Dr. Shannon Hawkins, PhD
February 27, 2017, 4pm JH 009
Associate Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Division of General Obstetrics and Gynecology, IU School of Medicine
Host: Anirban Mitra

K V Prasanth, PhD
March 6
Associate Professor of Cell and Developmental Biology
University of Illinois, Urbana, IL
Host: Heather Hundley

Dr. Barbara Stefanska
March 27, 4pm JH 009
Assistant Professor, Purdue University
Host: Heather O’Hagan

Dennis K. Watson, PhD
April 10, 4pm JH 009
Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
Associate Director for Education and Training, Hollings Cancer Center
Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC
Host: Peter Hollenhorst

Rong Li, PhD
April 17
Professor, Holder of the Tom C. and H. Frost Endowment
Department of Molecular Medicine, Institute of Biotechnology
Co-Leader, Cancer Development and Progression Program
Cancer Therapy Research Center, University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Host: Ken Nephew

Humaira Gowher, PhD
April 24, 4pm JH 009
Assistant Professor
Department of Biochemistry, Purdue University
Host: Heather O’Hagan

Congrats to Postdoctoral Fellow Sarah Deffit for Receiving a Postdoc Challenge Grant from the Indiana CTSI
Dr. Sarah Deffit, a postdoctoral fellow in the Hundley lab, was awarded a Core Pilot Grant from the Indiana CTSI. Sarah’s project will utilize both the IUB-Flow Cytometry Facility and the IUB-Center for Genomics and Bioinformatics to characterize RNA editing in neuronal cells.

Anirban Mitra PHD was awarded the Schreiber Research Prize for Outstanding Mentored Investigators from the Ovarian Cancer Research Fund Alliance
The Schreiber Research Prize for Outstanding Mentored Investigators is a $5,000 annual prize awarded to a junior researcher who can best demonstrate that he or she has been able to use prior OCRFA funding to impact the field of ovarian cancer research by making a significant discovery, making an important contribution to the literature, or transitioning to a full-time faculty position.

Members of Medical Sciences laboratories presented their research at Cancer Research Day on May 12, 2016.
Congratulations to Christopher Bays, James Haley, Vivekananda Kedage, Ashley Maiuri, Ali Ozes, Joshua Plotnik, and Jessica Tang for receiving poster awards at the 2016 IU Simon Cancer Center’s Cancer Research Day.

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